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When you look like the late Jerry Garcia of “Grateful Dead” fame and you wear a black Zig-Zag T-shirt, you might fit many people’s idea of a marijuana dealer. And when you’re selling a product that looks and smells identical to high-potent pot, you shouldn’t be surprised by a visit from law enforcement. That’s exactly what happened to 64-year-old Larry Friedrich, who […]
The “First Church of Cannabis” wants to use marijuana in Indiana on the basis of religious freedom, but they were just dealt another blow by the state Court of Appeals. “Laws against the possession, sale and use of marijuana are designed to protect the health, safety and well-being of Hoosiers statewide,” Indiana Attorney General Curtis […]
Some zero-percent THC oils do have other non-psychoactive cannabinoids in them and are still able to be sold Cannabidiol or CBD is a hot topic these days, especially as the 2018 Farm Bill just passed in the U.S. The legislation effectively legalizes industrial hemp, which significantly opens the market for hemp-derived CBD. From cosmetics to […]
Two years ago, the people of Florida overwhelmingly voted to approve Amendment 2, creating a constitutional right for those with medical conditions to seek treatment through medical marijuana. Two years later — where are we now? There are now over 150,000 patients licensed to use medical marijuana in the state of Florida. Most of the […]
From hemp legalization to Jeff Sessions leaving the Trump administration, it’s been a great year for the push towards pot legalization This year wasn’t necessarily revolutionary when it comes to marijuana in America, but it was a year marked by numerous states continuing to push the legalization efforts of their neighbors. But supporters still say it was […]
From Canada to Michigan to California, marijuana legalization had a very big year. When we look back, 2018 may be the year in which marijuana legalization really won. Canada legalized marijuana, defying international treaties (which the US is also a part of) that prohibit fully legalizing cannabis. After legalizing marijuana in 2016, California opened the world’s biggest […]
New Zealanders will vote on legalising recreational cannabis in a referendum during the 2020 general election, the country’s justice minister said. A vote was promised by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party last year during cross-party talks, which helped to form a coalition government. It comes a week after lawmakers gave medicinal cannabis the green […]
The annual Vancouver Santa Claus Parade might have been the ideal place to light up, however, event organizers asked attendees to light up before or after the parade. “To help families with children enjoy a healthy and smoke-free environment,” one rule reads on the parade’s website, “please refrain from smoking at the parade.” The rule […]
A former health minister has called on MPs to legalise the possession and consumption of cannabis. Norman Lamb backed introducing regulation of its production, distribution and sale. But his 10-minute-rule bill in the House of Commons was rejected by 66 votes to 52. Mexico and Luxembourg have plans to legalise recreational cannabis use. Canada has just done […]
Reflecting the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, the state department that regulates the pot industry is changing its name. The Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation is losing one of its Ms and now is the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation. The department is charged with coming up with the rules and regulations that will govern […]